Wednesday, October 14, 2009
GLENDALE, ARIZONA ---
Phoenix Coyotes General Manager Don Maloney announced today that the Coyotes have assigned forward Mikkel Boedker
to their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the San Antonio Rampage.
Boedker, 19, appeared in five games for the Coyotes this season. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound forward recorded 11-17-28 and 18 penalty minutes (PIM) in 78 games with Phoenix during the 2008-09 season. As a rookie, Boedker ranked 9th on the team overall in scoring while leading all Coyotes rookies in goals, assists, points, games played, shots (116) , average time on ice (15:32) and T-2nd among all NHL rookies in game-winning goals (3).
Boedker has appeared in 83 career NHL games, recording 11-17-28 and 18 PIM. He was named the OHL’s Western Conference Best Skater while appearing in 62 games for the Kitchener Rangers (OHL) during the 2007-08 season, recording 29-44-73 and 14 PIM.
Boedker was Phoenix’s 1st choice (1st round, 8th overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.